Catherine Love: Truth and lies in documentary theatre
What claim do verbatim shows like Little Revolution at the Almeida have on truth?
Catherine Love: My top theatre picks for September
Look out for Edinburgh transfers and the beginning of theatres' autumn seasons, as well as a range of touring work
Theatre Highlights of the Week: Liam Tamne, Little Revolutions and Flatley's Lord of the Dance
Elsewhere Alecky Blythe's new verbatim drama opens at the Almeida and it's your last chance to catch Medea starring Helen McCrory
London Road (Bristol Old Vic Theatre School- Bristol Old Vic)
By Kris Hallett
London Road, brought by the students of Bristol Old Vic Theatre School, is completely unmissable, an exceptional night of intelligent, thrilling music theatre.
My First Play... Alecky Blythe
By Alecky Blythe
To celebrate the 25th anniversary of leading theatre publisher Nick Hern Books, we're running a daily extract from its popular book My First Play every day this week. Our second subject is verbatim specialist Alecky Blythe, whose credits include London Road and The Girlfriend Experience.
IdeasTap Underbelly Awards help new plays into Edinburgh limelight
By Editorial Staff
The IdeasTap Underbelly Awards, launched this year, have funded four debut Edinburgh plays and provided young creatives with mentors. Louise Miles investigates further.
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